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BIG in Mental Health (Bury Involvement Group)

BIG in MENTAL HEALTH is a charity, run by people with their own experience of mental health problems. We provide a range free and open support groups for people experiencing mental health conditions within the community. Our service is open to anyone over the age of 18, from any area and requires no referral.

We have five support groups available, the Monday evening Anxiety and Depression Group, the Tuesday evening Recovery Group, the Friday midday Drop-In Group, and the Sunday midday Social Group. We also run a support group every Thursday at  Fairfield Hospital, open to patients on the Psychiatric Ward, Irwell Unit.

All of our groups in the community are friendly and supportive. No referrals. No waiting lists. Just turn up.

What people say:

“BIG is my lifeline. It is a place where I can feel safe. I can meet with people who understand how I feel, who do not judge me and make me feel accepted and valued. I have gained a lot of knowledge and made several friends attending BIG.”

Who to contact

Contact Name
Jordan Fahy
Contact Position
Chief Officer
Telephone
01612224005
07758737616
E-mail
mentalhealth@buryinvolvementgroup.org
Website
https://buryinvolvementgroup.org/
Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/buryinvolvementgroup 
Twitter
https://twitter.com/BIGMentalHealth 

Where to go

Name
BIG in Mental Health Office
Address
Unit 54, Bury Business Centre
Kay Street
Bury
Greater Manchester
Postcode
BL9 6BU
Notes

We hold no meetings at our office. All our Groups are held in the community.

Anxiety and Depression group
Monday
evenings at 6.30pm – 8.30pm at Re-Start, Castle Leisure Centre, Bolton Street, Bury, BL9 0EZ.

Recovery Group

Tuesday evening 6.15pm until 8.15pm at Bury United Reformed Church, Parsons Lane, Bury, BL9 0LY.

Drop-In Group

Every Friday afternoon 1pm until 3pm at Bury United Reformed Church, Parsons Lane, Bury, BL9 0LY.

Social

Every Sunday afternoon between 1pm and 3pm at Re-Start in Castle Leisure Centre, Bolton Street, Bury. Come along to play board games, have a cuppa and a chat or join in with the activities

Bury Involvement Group in Mental Health is a registered charity in England (Charity Number 1166584)

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Alternate Monday evenings, every Tuesday evening, every Friday and sunday afternoons
Time of day
Evening
Afternoon

Other Details

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
0

Availability

Age Ranges
16+
Referral required
No
Referral Details

Groups require no referral, you can jut turn up.

For those who come to BIG for the first time we will ask you to complete a registration form at your first group, which a facilitator will help you to complete, and takes about 3 mins to fill in.

Bury Council do not promote or endorse any of the services listed in this Directory. For more information on this please read our disclaimer here.

This page was last updated on: 26/07/2019

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